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The Mortgage Industry waxes and wanes and host Ken Perry is on a quest to learn how mortgage vets are applying the lessons they’ve learned in previous crashes to thrive today. Presented by Knowledge Coop+. Visit https://app.knowledgecoop.com/topics/lessons-from-last-time-podcast to watch full-length video episodes.


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The Mortgage Industry waxes and wanes and host Ken Perry is on a quest to learn how mortgage vets are applying the lessons they’ve learned in previous crashes to thrive today. Presented by Knowledge Coop+. Visit https://app.knowledgecoop.com/topics/lessons-from-last-time-podcast to watch full-length video episodes.




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Ken Perry Unveils Mortgage Secrets and Tech Evolution (Guest Episode)

Dive into the raw, unfiltered world of the mortgage industry with the latest episode of the On the Edge podcast, where our host, Scott Groves, teams up with Ken Perry, the brain behind the Knowledge Coop. This isn't your typical business talk; it's a rollercoaster ride through the highs and lows of mortgage lending, seasoned with candid stories and the harsh realities of the trade. Discover how Ken transitioned from a loan officer in Pleasanton, California, to revolutionizing mortgage education with his tech company, all while navigating the tumultuous waves of the industry's evolution. Witness a brutally honest discussion that shatters the conventional facade of mortgage lending. Scott and Ken delve into the intricacies of training, compliance, and the technological hurdles that often leave professionals in a bind. They tackle loan officers' everyday challenges, from the mundane daisy chains of system inefficiencies to the broader impacts of market fluctuations and regulatory changes. This episode is not just a conversation; it's a treasure trove of insights and revelations that promise to enlighten, entertain, and provoke thought, revealing the underbelly of the mortgage world in an informative and engaging way.


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Ginger Bell On When To Shift Hard And Shift Fast!

Join us on this lively episode as Ginger shares her inspiring journey of embracing the concept: "Let me be open to the people I'm supposed to meet, and let them be open to me." She is dedicated to bouncing back from adversity with a resilient mindset of "shift hard, shift fast," striving to be a beacon of positivity and openness when facing challenges.


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Kristy Laschober On The Prisons, Literal Or Figurative, That Many Live

This week, Kristy Laschober highlights the importance of delaying judgment, urging us not to overlook others' valuable skills and traits. Despite early life challenges, Kristy exudes a vibrant, carefree, and magnetic personality. Through her journey, including time in prison, she embarked on a path of self-discovery and healing. Today, she's an author, public speaker, and catalyst for positive change, impacting lives inside and outside prison walls. Show Notes: https://www.kristylaschober.com/home https://www.facebook.com/krislaschober


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What You Need To Know About The Shifting Market with Tony Blodgett and Ken Perry

This week's episode offers a fun twist as Tony Blodgett and Ken swap roles! Listeners will be treated to Ken's compelling story of founding the company, fueled by his commitment to integrity and simply doing what’s right. Ken's approach to content creation? It's all about striking the perfect balance between deeply educational and highly entertaining. With Ken's visionary leadership and infectious energy, the company continues to push the boundaries of innovation with their game-changing AI tool, set to shake up the loan process in the industry. Show Notes: Tony's Podcast: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fyuZ9tfqc_0&t=1s


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Jean-Louis Ledanois on Learning Resilience and Adaptability Growing Up In Venezuela

This week, the team welcomes one of their own, Jean-Louis, our new Chief Marketing & Product Officer, whose remarkable journey captivates all. Escaping Venezuela sparked a series of cultural transitions, ultimately propelling him to Paris and Silicon Valley. Every hurdle he encountered left its imprint, yet he confronted them with unyielding resolve. Amidst the trials, he unearthed his actual value, carved his social niche, and unearthed his professional passion. Today, he stands at the crossroads of happiness and brilliance, a testament to his resilience and unwavering determination.


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Eric Wiley on Weathering the Storm in the Wake of the NAR Settlement

With a sharp eye on industry trends, the team invited a special guest this week: Eric Wiley, a seasoned veteran in the mortgage industry. He's here to offer crucial insights and boost morale after the recent NAR settlement. Eric stresses the need to face challenges head-on by staying innovative, relying on facts rather than misinformation, and empathizing with realtors' current concerns. Show Notes: https://pacresmortgage.com/ https://youtu.be/YveowvbvXsI


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Jordan Nutter on Infusing a Midwest Vibe into Mortgage Influencing

Welcome back to Lesson From Last Time, where we celebrate innovative minds and bold journeys. In this episode, we delve into the inspiring story of Jordan, a visionary who dared to think outside the box. Join us as she shares her remarkable journey of relocating her family into a branded RV, igniting her passion for people on the open road. Through this unconventional approach, Jordan not only brings mortgage opportunities and financial literacy directly to consumers but also emerges as a prominent social media influencer. Tune in to discover how Jordan's commitment to her vision reshapes the landscape of entrepreneurship and empowerment. Show Notes: @anutterhomeloan (all socials) mobilemortgagemom.com (look for Where's Jordan?)


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Michael Regan on Building Champions through Empowerment Coaching

Delve into our conversation with Michael as he shares his journey into coaching. He guides individuals toward discovering their life's vision with clarity and confidence. Michael's abundance mindset shines through as he gracefully navigates life's twists and turns, embracing change with openness and flexibility. Show Notes: buildingchampions.com/micheal-regan Building Bigger Lives Podcast


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Steve Scanlon on Rewiring Mindsets and Emergent Thinking

Welcome to Lessons From Last Time! Join Steve Scanlon, CEO of ReWire Inc., as we explore how the human mind shapes success. Steve delves into concepts like the Lizard Brain, emotional intelligence, metacognition, and mindfulness, guiding companies and individuals toward radical improvement. With two books under his belt, Steve shares captivating stories, including his time as a competitive diver. Tune in for insights and inspiration! Show Notes: info@rewireinc.com Books mentioned: EQ 2.0 Breaking Point Mindsight The Immunity to Change Still the Lizard


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Kirk and Ken on Their Time at Momentum Builders

Join Ken and Kirk as they share their insights and reflections on their recent journey to Momentum Builders, the renowned mortgage and real estate conference in Las Vegas. In this episode, they delve into their experiences at the event and offer valuable advice on maximizing your participation in similar gatherings amidst the current market conditions. Tune in to gain expert tips on making the most of industry conferences and events. Show Notes: https://www.momentumbuilder.com/


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Larry Hales on a Quest For Change and Finding Clarity

This episode delves into Larry Hales' extraordinary journey from the title industry to becoming a social media and marketing consultant. Discover his transformation story, including weight loss and his passion for hiking in the Pacific Northwest. Gain insights into his career shift and the lessons learned along the way. Join us for inspiration, motivation, and a glimpse into the power of pursuing one's passions. Show Notes: https://marketinghero.ai/ www.larryhales.me


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Lessons From Last Time: Craig Davis on Saying "Yes" and Embracing Change

Join us in this inspiring episode as we delve into the remarkable journey of Craig Davis, a former top producer in Sales, Sales Management, and Divisional Leadership turned Executive Coach and Speaker. Craig's story is one of resilience and determination, as he traveled the world on foot for years before transitioning into managing branches across the West Coast. Despite facing personal medical challenges, Craig's unwavering drive propelled him to success in the finance industry and beyond. Tune in as we explore the insights and lessons learned from Craig's transformative experiences, offering inspiration for anyone striving to overcome obstacles and achieve their goals. Show Notes: Ascendxc.com


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Learning to Thrive through a Life-Altering Challenge

Join us on "Trailblazers' Tales" as we explore the remarkable journey of Trace Marl, a veteran and industry veteran in Portland. Trace's story embodies resilience and triumph as he navigated personal injury to find success in furniture sales before transitioning to become a highly accomplished loan officer. His journey showcases the power of determination and the ability to overcome obstacles, serving as a testament to the indomitable human spirit. Tune in to be inspired by Trace's journey from service to success.


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Derek Hill on Embracing Humble Hustle and Present Living

Embark on a captivating journey through the life of Derek Hill, a veteran entrepreneur who transitioned from auto detailing to leading a thriving mortgage company, Advantage Mortgage. Despite market turbulence and personal challenges, Derek's story is a testament to resilience and triumph. Join us as we explore his inspiring path, uncovering invaluable insights and lessons for entrepreneurs and professionals alike. Show Notes: findtheadvantage.com


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Chad Parks on Creating Success Through Teamwork, Alignment, and a Clear Vision

Join us as we explore Chad Parks' incredible journey from office furniture to mortgage mastery at Cardinal Financial. Discover how his entrepreneurial drive led to establishing a thriving mortgage branch and launching the KFA brand and annual summit in 2023, focusing on real estate and mortgages in the Northwest. Gain insights into Chad's path to success and the transformative impact of his ventures in the dynamic world of business and finance. Tune in for inspiration and invaluable lessons from Chad's remarkable career. Show Notes: KFA Real Estate Club on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/groups/1648361305584012 https://www.cardinalfinancial.com/


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Scott Groves on Mortgage, Coaching and Jiu-Jitsu

Join us on this episode as Scott Groves takes us on a captivating journey through the highs and lows of his life. From navigating the challenges of being broke in 2008 to successfully rebuilding his wealth, Scott shares valuable insights and lessons learned along the way. Tune in to hear about his passion for practicing jiujitsu, the discipline it brings to his life, and how it has shaped his mindset. Additionally, explore Scott's experiences in coaching and podcasting, gaining a glimpse into the wisdom he imparts through his unique perspective. Get ready for an inspiring and relatable conversation that delves into resilience, personal growth, and the pursuit of a fulfilling life.


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Daniel Harkavy on Building a Brand Beyond Mortgage

Join Kirk and Ken in a compelling episode featuring bestselling author and Building Champions CEO, Daniel Harkavy. From humble beginnings in the mortgage industry to expanding across all sectors, Harkavy shares life and business stories. Gain insights into his journey's highs, lows, and valuable lessons. Don't miss this candid conversation on Lessons From Last Time. SHOW NOTES: Buildingchampions.com, Setpath.org


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Tony Blodgett on Getting a Black Belt in Karate and the Mortgage Business

Join us in this episode as we chat with Tony Blodgett, a 25-year veteran of the mortgage industry and a key figure in the leadership team at New American Funding. Explore the unexpected connections between his karate black belt and success in both personal and professional spheres. Gain insights into how martial arts principles have influenced Tony's approach to navigating the competitive landscape of mortgage, offering valuable lessons for anyone seeking a thriving career. Don't miss this engaging conversation on the fusion of personal passion and professional excellence, uncovering the secrets to success in the dynamic world of finance.


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Ken Perry on Founding The Knowledge Coop and Struggles of 2020

Join us for the second installment as Ken delves deeper into the captivating history of the Knowledge Coop. Discover the intriguing evolution that brought it to its current state and gain insights into how the transformative year 2020 left an indelible mark on the company and Ken himself. Uncover the pivotal moments that shaped the course of this journey and explore what lies ahead for Ken and the Knowledge Coop in this enlightening episode.


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Kristin Babik on Why Pivoting Is Crucial to the Mortgage Industry

Join us on the podcast as Kristin Babik takes us through her diverse career journey, revealing the secrets to her resilience and adaptability. She shares how she successfully pivoted in life and the mortgage industry, crafting a life of happiness and balance. Tune in for an inspiring conversation about embracing change, finding joy in unexpected places, and the unique adventures she experiences while cruising on her Vespa. Kristin's story is a testament to the transformative power of resilience and the pursuit of a fulfilling life.